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Nerds Painting

watercolor painting with nerds candy in cups with colors

Release your inner artist with this super unique watercolor technique! A delicious snack and your watercolor palette, the beloved candy Nerds is the base to your craft.

All you need is few basic supplies and you have yourself a fun afternoon full of sweets, pretty pictures and sunshine.

Supplies:

  • Nerds (preferably the small individual color boxes)
  • Cups
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper

Pour each color of Nerds into a separate cup. Pour water in each cup until Nerds are covered. The more water the more diluted the watercolor will be. Mix water and Nerds so the color candy coating is released into water. Grab a piece of paper and paintbrush and start creating your Nerd masterpiece. Have fun!

Apple Dips

Dip it real good with these candy inspired apple dips.

Peanut Butter Cup Apple Dip

Peanut Butter Apple Dip with Peanut Butter Candies and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup butter, softened

¼ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup peanut butter

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup peanut butter cups, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix butter and cream cheese until smooth and well combined

Add in brown sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract

Fold in chopped peanut butter cups

Serve dip right away or keep in refrigerator. Allow dip to soften at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving if refrigerated.

Caramel Apple Candy Dip

Apple Dip with Chocolate and Peanut Candy and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

4 tablespoons caramel syrup, divided

6 fun size caramel, nougat, and peanut candies, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla and 2 tablespoons caramel syrup until well combined

Fold in half of the chopped Snickers.

Top with remaining Snicker pieces and drizzle on the remaining 2 tablespoons of caramel syrup.

Serve dip right away or refrigerate.

Caramel Apple Toffee Dip

Caramel Apple Dip with Toffee Crumbles and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon milk

½ tablespoon vanilla extract

3 toffee candy bars, crushed

3 tablespoons caramel sauce

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth, add in powdered sugar and beat until well combined.

Mix in milk and vanilla.

Fold in crushed toffee candy bars and then drizzle caramel sauce on top.

Serve right away or refrigerate.

Grilled Corn

Food Club® Grilled Corn

Grilled Corn

We know it’s corny, but this grilled corn recipe is the perfect blend of smokey, salty and buttery. Instead of blanching corn at your next BBQ, throw it on the grill.

Ingredients:

1 stick butter

2 tbs. chopped parsley or cilantro

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

6 ears of corn, shucked

Instructions:

Melt butter and add herbs, salt and pepper.

Add the corn to a medium-high heat grill and evenly char (about 5-8 minutes).

chicken and vegetable kabobs

Buckley Farms Fajita Kabobs

chicken and vegetable kabobs

No opinions are skewed here, these Buckley Farms chicken and vegetable kabobs are the easiest and best way to throw together the perfect grilled meal. Become a kabob master with this super simple recipe!

Ingredients:

Buckley Farms Boneless & Skinless Chicken Breasts

Red Peppers

Green Peppers

Red Onion

Tomato

Salt and Pepper

Mix of your favorite fajita seasonings (garlic powder, cumin, paprika, and red pepper flakes)

Olive Oil

Wooden skewer sticks

Instructions:

Take your Buckley Farms chicken breasts and prep them into sliced/cubed pieces, sized to your liking. Prep your vegetables by slicing into skewer friendly sizes as well.

Stack your chicken and vegetables onto your wooden skewers and coat in olive oil, salt, and pepper and your spice medley. Set aside.

Heat grill to medium to high heat. Be sure it is heated before cooking kabobs.

Once heated, cook the kabobs on each side for about 5 to 7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked and golden brown, and veggies have cooked all the way through.

Serve with your favorite kabob partners, and enjoy this delicious and healthy meal!

baked zucchini fries

Food Club® Zucchini Fries

baked zucchini fries

Got a major fry craving? Substitute these baked zucchini fry for a healthier alternative. The crunchy flavor and bread crumb coating make for a perfect guilt-free snack!

Ingredients:

2 cups Food Club® Panko Bread Crumbs

2-3 Large Zucchini

1 cup Food Club® Parmesan Cheese

1 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning

1 tsp Garlic Salt

3 Large Food Club® Eggs

1/2 Cup Melted Food Club® Butter

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or coat liberally with butter/cooking spray.

Slice the ends off the zucchini, then cut them in half. Take each half and slice them into 1/2 inch thick wedges.

Combine panko bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, and garlic salt into a large plastic seal-able bag. Melt butter in a bowl, and combine with three large eggs. Dip zucchini pieces into the mixture and place three to four pieces into seasoning bag mixture.

Shake them in the bag until they are well coated. Then transfer them to the baking sheet and set aside. Repeat the steps until all your pieces are prepped for baking.

Bake for 18-20 minutes, until they are golden brown and crisp. Keep an eye to keep them from getting too mushy. Rotate pieces midway to ensure both sides evenly brown.

Add additional seasoning after they are finished cooking for more flavor. And pair with your favorite dipping sauce.

Preheat the oven to 450°F and line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil.

snap pea and beef stir fry over white rice

Culinary Tours Snap Pea Stir Fry

stir fry with snap pea and meat over rice in a white bowl

Make this delicious stir fry in a snap! Grab some flavor with Culinary Tours sauces and make this meal for any night of the week.

Ingredients:

Culinary Tours Kung Pao Sauce

Beef Sirloin Bits (or your preference of meat)

Snap Peas

White or Brown Rice

Carrots

Yellow Onion

Green Onion (scallions)

Instructions:

Heat a large skillet over medium to high heat with oil. Add beef in and start to cook.

Meanwhile, heat up a pot of water to cook rice (or start rice cooker).

Chop vegetables into bite size and mix in with beef. Top with desired amount of Culinary Tours Kung Pao sauce and cook thoroughly, about 5-10 minutes.

Let mixture cool and continue to marinate while you prep your rice in a bowl as a base for your stir fry.

Add in your stir fry meal and top with scallions for added flavor and color.

Serve and enjoy your quick and easy, delicious meal!

top shot of top care allergy medicine on a camping scene with a flannel shirt, hot chocolate, and snacks

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top shot of top care allergy medicine on a camping scene with a flannel shirt, hot chocolate, and snacks

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Top Care All Day Allergy Pill Box

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  • Runny Nose
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Top Care Allergy Multi Symptom Box

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Top Care Eye Drops Box

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Culinary Tours Street Tacos

Variety of vegetarian corn tacos with vegetables, green salad, chili pepper served on ceramic plate with cream sauce over white marble background.

Elevate your favorite taco recipe with the help of Culinary Tours street taco sauces. Choose from garlic sriracha, hatch green chile, red chile tomatillo, or roasted chipotle. Find the perfect fit for your taco palette!

Follow one of our favorite recipes below.

Ingredients:

Culinary Tours Street Taco Sauce

Taco Shells

Chicken (substitute with beef, pork, or mushrooms for a vegetarian version)

Tomatoes

Corn

Avocado

Red Onion

Mushrooms

Cilantro

Sour Cream

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and place taco shells on a baking sheet as you wait for it to warm. Heat a skillet over medium to high heat with some olive oil and add sliced chicken.

While chicken is cooking, slice your additional taco ingredients. Dice tomato, avocado, red onion, mushrooms, etc. to your liking. Add in your sliced ingredients and mix until cooked (if you prefer them raw, you can add them as is).

Add in your choice of Culinary Tours street taco sauce and cook chicken/ingredients to marinate in the flavor. Make sure your meat is cooked through before removing from heat.

Put your taco shells in the oven and bake until they are crisp and browned (around 5-10 minutes).

Fill your taco shells with all the taco fixings, and top with fresh cilantro and a drizzle of sour cream. Mix in the taco sauce with sour cream for a topping as well. Elevate the flavor to your liking.

Serve and enjoy!

a silver sheet pan filled with nachos topped with cheese guacamole limes and sour cream

Culinary Tours Sheet Pan Nachos

a silver sheet pan filled with nachos topped with cheese guacamole limes and sour cream

It’s nacho fault if you end up eating the entire pile of these sheet pan nachos in one sitting. Dip your cheese coated chips into the delicious Culinary Tours campfire roasted salsa and create the ultimate snack time crunch.

Ingredients:

Culinary Tours Campfire Roasted Salsa

Bag of tortilla chips

Bag of shredded cheese

Can of beans

Limes

Guacamole

Sour Cream

Cilantro

Instructions:

Start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees. Prep a nonstick sheet pan or coat with oil to avoid sticking.

Spread your bag of tortilla chips in a single layer onto the sheet pan. Top with cheese and beans. Squeeze fresh lime juice on top.

Place sheet in the oven until the cheese has melted, or around 5-7 minutes. Cook to your desired crispness.

Once melted, take the sheet pan out and top with sliced limes, fresh salsa, guacamole and sour cream. Garnish with cilantro.

Serve and dig in!

sugar cookies with chocolate candy eggs on top

Food Club® Bird’s Nest Sugar Cookies

sugar cookies with chocolate candy eggs on top

These bird’s nest sugar cookies are sure to be the hit of your Easter themed treats. They’re easy to make, and even easier to eat. Happy baking!

Ingredients:

Food Club® Sugar Cookie Chub

Candy Coated Chocolate Eggs

Instructions:

Follow the Food Club® sugar cookie instructions and preheat your oven to required degree.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Slice and shape the cookie dough to create the nest.

Bake for 5-7 minutes until cooked about halfway through. Take them out of the oven and carefully press the chocolate eggs into each cookie.

Bake for remaining 3-5 minutes until golden brown. When finished, let them cool before eating.

Serve, and enjoy!